Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 112
Rank change year-on-year - +112 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.34% - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% - 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Wales median daily rate £350 - £355
10th Percentile £325 - £317
90th Percentile £445 - £380
UK median daily rate £400 £448 £435
% change year-on-year -10.61% +2.87% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.60 £46.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -3.05% +6.98% +43.33%

IPsec is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 239 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.98% 16.85% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 154 196
Wales median daily rate £325 £396 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.98% +16.54% -12.54%
10th Percentile £150 £207 £216
90th Percentile £469 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.81%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Wales

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPsec in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Wales

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £350 -
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCDA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (100.00%) Junos
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Service Provider

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Junos
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Service Provider
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware